my BOT experience wit a very WELLKNOWN workshop at Kuchai Lama

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Decided to share my BOT experience with workshop at kuchai lama near CIMB(wit a very WELLKNOWN workshop that advertises frequently in one of the Malaysia leading automotive magazine. I was impressed by what the magazine advertisement and I decided to sent my car for BOT. Im not a very typical person but as a consumer, i ended up paying more then 13k++ for my BOT project to stabilize.

Initially, these are what they promised on my BOT package:

1) Top overhaul my engine
2) Bot including parts and piggyback
3) Can be done within 3 weeks
4) Low boost to achieve good power and response
5) Total package price is RM7000
6) Given turbo is GARETT T25 as promised.
7) Cleaning of throttle body as I've requested.

As a result:
1) Car completed after 1 n half month
2) Receipt figure RM7500
3) Intercooler pipping leaking everywhere due to usage of dumped Stainless steel hose recycled. They have insufficient SS piping, they just plunk in a long Silicon hose as connection. Resulting my IC piping set having about 15 silicon hose including 90º elbow.
4) Boosting at 0.4bars
5) Insufficient fuel supply from fuel pump. Change to WALBRO 255L and top up another RM480 including installation.
6) Throttle body cleaned as he claimed.
7) Engine top overhauled.

After driving for 1 months engine jammed in the middle of highway when i was cruising at 110km/h. Was toll back to the same workshop.

After dismantling the engine, the suggested bearing problem. The advise was to change all the engine bearing to a better bearing, change new oil pump, water pump. So, I decided to overhaul my short block. I ordered ACL RACING bearing directly from Australia. And spent about 2K only for the parts and they charge me another RM1200 for installation and some consumables.

It took 2 1/2 months, I finally able to took my car onto the road. And they suggested me to come back after running in for a dynotune. So, I went back after my engine runned in for 3000KM. They rent dyno machine from Millennium and they charged me RM300 for dynotuning. Boosting at 0.5bar acheiving 150WHP. After leaving Millennium, as I was driving back to Kuchai Lama to pay him, I was cruising at 90KM/h, the tuner told me to boost. As the Speedo rised up to 140KM/h, the engine stalled. Stop the car aside the highway and restart. Try another round and the same thing happened. And he suggested me to change to a bigger capacity injector. And also to change the fuel rail that has a fuel return hose complete with Adjustable FPR and go for another dynotune. He suggested me to get GSR 390cc injectors. According to him, the current fuel rail in my car does not have a fuel return hose. The indicative cost of the suggested modification was <RM1000 without injectors.

Meeting up a friend to seek for some advise, I got to know that there's no way a fuel rail does not have a return hose and Pressure regulator. There'll be at least a stock non adjustable FPR.

Under no choice condition and half believing my friend, I went back to the workshop to double confirm regarding the return hose problem. And they told me to put the car for them to check and reconfirmed. So, again, under no choice condition, i put my car there.

1 week later they called me and they insisted my car have no fuel return hose and they have dismantle the parts and were ready to install for me. They gave me no choice but to progress worrying that they will do anything to my car. They took 3 weeks to complete the job. And all they do was to weld an exit nipple on my fuel rail for FPR. And my injectors was left stock with the reason the DSM injectors are not able to fit into the fuel rail. I was charged RM550 for dynotuning and FPR plus another RM7++ for workmanship.

Car was sent for dynotuning again and he suggested me to upboost to 0.7bar. Tunning complete with boosting 0.7bar achieving 171WHP. On the way to Kuchai Lama, the same thing happened like last time. Engine stalled at 140KM/h. So, I was frustrated and decided to down boost to 0.5 bar and the problem solved.

Having a feeling of loosing my trust towards the workshop and a feeling of insecurity, I decided to pay a visit to my long lost mechanic for advise in Pandan Indah. The moment he opened my engine bay, he told me to redo my downpipe and send for retune.

So, I payed him RM250 and this time, I decided to send it directly to Joshua to retune my car. And car achieving 171WHP with 0.5bar and Jo mentioned that the injectors is currently working 95% duty cycle and if there is any boost spike, can cause damage to the engine.

And everything finally settles finally except for some iddling problem. As I was at my friends house looking at him taking out his engine parts, I decided to ask him to help me to check the iddling. He open up my throttle body and realized that the throttle body was SO DAMN 7 BLACK with the accumulated carbon of 2mm thickness. My friend was complaining that he have to use scrapper to clean the TB and he used 1/8 bottles of his TB cleaner to clean the TB. And I realized that the TB was not cleaned before, contradicting to what the Workshop promised at the first place. Having the feeling of being cheated and frustration, I decided to share this experience with everyone here. Haiz....

Hope everyone will JAP SANG with the WORSHOP D ' XXX.... :thefinger::thefinger::thefinger: Really FRUS!!! Summo wanna treat my friend RM55 for dinner for cleaning up the TB :rofl::rofl::rofl:.... Hehe...
 
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what is the name of the shop??????
 

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much better dun mention the shop name but at kuchai lama n always u can c he advertised at extreme magazine...

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now i satisfied wit my current setting wit 0.5bars, sommore daily drived..:rofl:
 

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wah...u spending money like water man hehe..anyway feel sorry for u man...the shop very "the proFESSIONAL" 1 la...ROFL
 

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wah... bro. RM13k ++ for 0.5 bar of boost.... feel sorry for you. :banghead:
 

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actually now my car every problem had solve by other workshop, the fact is, i posted at here just wanna share wit u all about my very bad experience for that workshop.

anyhow i stay at 0.5bar for daily drive
 

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150whp is impressive...13k is not....isnt tat price like YRV halfcut already?
the memang pro of D pro
 

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hi TS, sorry to hear that. with 13k spent, u able to get a low comp piston n boost higher
anyway hope ur ride will not cause u any prob from now.
i know that shop, it is D'PRx and famous in using a bike ECU for a car (Power Commander).
n it cost almost 2k.
 

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judged from what you typed..u r driving a myvi..
rm13k+ jus for the BOT? u beta get urself a YRV...
plus with rm13k+ u can get urself a low compression piston & a custom make fuel rail
 

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huhu!! .. 13k.. sufficient for YRV. i got 1 frd just converted to YRV... and 1 Frd is selling off his BOT kit which u can see from the zth marketplace.. YRV so far no problem .

Cheer... take is as experience ...
 

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dont protect the shop, if they did something like u mentioned, u should give them a piece of ur mind.

what if another poor victim ends up in the same scenario as u did? just cuz he was unaware of the shop name...

oh well, i believe every modding experience, someone will have to suffer... cuz after all, we are all humans, including our mech.

but most importantly, even if they mess up, they should be honest in whatever they do. my mech failed to solve my problem, but he tells me "i really have no idea, and i m not gonna make u change every single damn parts related to ur issue, just to solve it"

i appreciate remarks like that, least i know he is not trying to con my money.

cheers
 

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Wow... damn jialat... BOT until spent 13k?? fulamak really good in chop people head la...


Bro... you mean V-pro or D-pro? As i know D-pro is at jln ipoh ma... V-pro at jln kuchai lama isn't it?

Sorry bro... i'm bit blur liao... dunno V-pro or D-pro liao....
 

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Wow... damn jialat... BOT until spent 13k?? fulamak really good in chop people head la...


Bro... you mean V-pro or D-pro? As i know D-pro is at jln ipoh ma... V-pro at jln kuchai lama isn't it?

Sorry bro... i'm bit blur liao... dunno V-pro or D-pro liao....
DPro at Kuchai lama:banghead:
 

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k3 vet can use back myvi ori k3 manual tranny what :P
 

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BOT 13k...could've gotten a clunker n play drift. for me 3k BOT kit also i thinking 5 times
 

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k3 vet can use back myvi ori k3 manual tranny what :P
yup u can
but did u kno that u need a full wiring for myvi ori k3ve gearbox?
which means tat your k3ve is useless without those wiring after u transfer it to your k3vet

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Hahahaha... bro alex.. dun bang head la... lolx... noted edi.... :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
i hav to :banghead: bcs u always like tis ma:stupid::thefinger:
dun angry ya..js joking:biggrin:
 

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BOT 13k...could've gotten a clunker n play drift. for me 3k BOT kit also i thinking 5 times
agreed...

i would have murdered the shop ....madness ....con until like that is too much la....almost inhuman
 

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actually i nvr tot tat i'll post it at ZTH, until yesterday i found out my TB nvr been cleanup as they had promised :bawling::mad: at the end it make me no choice so i just hv to post it at ZTH. 2mm thickness of carbon!!!! dun tell me just few months got 2mm thickness of carbon!!! Tat y i decided post it right here for sharing my BOT experience at Kuchai Lama!!!

Anyhow i satisfied wit my current workshop at Pandan Indah, he did a very good job n solve every of my car problem n 0.5bar wit 171whp. Actually now i can boost 0.7bar without any problem, tat's my daily drive car. By the way im not driving MYvi but HONDA
 

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actually i nvr tot tat i'll post it at ZTH, until yesterday i found out my TB nvr been cleanup as they had promised :bawling::mad: at the end it make me no choice so i just hv to post it at ZTH. 2mm thickness of carbon!!!! dun tell me just few months got 2mm thickness of carbon!!! Tat y i decided post it right here for sharing my BOT experience at Kuchai Lama!!!

Anyhow i satisfied wit my current workshop at Pandan Indah, he did a very good job n solve every of my car problem n 0.5bar wit 171whp. Actually now i can boost 0.7bar without any problem, tat's my daily drive car. By the way im not driving MYvi but HONDA
:adore: :adore:

what engine and car bro? d15b ?
 

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honda ES 1.7a5

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honda civic ES D17a5
 

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honda ES 1.7a5

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honda civic ES D17a5
niceee :top:
 

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tat shop rly chop my money a lot!!!! some of my stuff stil there.. gonna chop tat felo head for 2molo
 

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a lot even my stock pump also there, gonna take back
 

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wow bro..really sorry to hear that..wonder what this mechanics and workshop think at times..few weeks back..i met with an accident..due to mechanic's carelessness..till today havent pay me back a single cent yet even though he promised ed.

nvm..take it as an experience bro..just abit expensive than the rest of us =)..

hav fun with ur boost bro..boost on =p:driver:
 

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150whp is impressive...13k is not....isnt tat price like YRV halfcut already?
the memang pro of D pro
Though the workshop is very famous for MYVI BOT. But this owner is not driving a MYVI.

hi TS, sorry to hear that. with 13k spent, u able to get a low comp piston n boost higher
anyway hope ur ride will not cause u any prob from now.
i know that shop, it is D'PRx and famous in using a bike ECU for a car (Power Commander).
n it cost almost 2k.
Yeah yeah...

actually i nvr tot tat i'll post it at ZTH, until yesterday i found out my TB nvr been cleanup as they had promised :bawling::mad: at the end it make me no choice so i just hv to post it at ZTH. 2mm thickness of carbon!!!! dun tell me just few months got 2mm thickness of carbon!!! Tat y i decided post it right here for sharing my BOT experience at Kuchai Lama!!!

Anyhow i satisfied wit my current workshop at Pandan Indah, he did a very good job n solve every of my car problem n 0.5bar wit 171whp. Actually now i can boost 0.7bar without any problem, tat's my daily drive car. By the way im not driving MYvi but HONDA
Cause that shop is famous for MYVI BOT ma... 0.7bar... yao mou lan...? Injector leh...?
Hehe..

pat... told u last time d.. give me 4k i kau tim diy for u d.... hahahahha
Hehe... Yau chin yan..... haih, what to do...?
 

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actually i nvr tot tat i'll post it at ZTH, until yesterday i found out my TB nvr been cleanup as they had promised :bawling::mad: at the end it make me no choice so i just hv to post it at ZTH. 2mm thickness of carbon!!!! dun tell me just few months got 2mm thickness of carbon!!! Tat y i decided post it right here for sharing my BOT experience at Kuchai Lama!!!

Anyhow i satisfied wit my current workshop at Pandan Indah, he did a very good job n solve every of my car problem n 0.5bar wit 171whp. Actually now i can boost 0.7bar without any problem, tat's my daily drive car. By the way im not driving MYvi but HONDA
your workshop at pandan indah izzit optima?
 

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Hmmm sad case.so much hard earned cash down the drain.hope some of our forumers here are well informed about this.

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Have you really check ...there's WALBRO FUEL PUMP ?!!
Haha better check.maybe they did not give the walbro pump as stated.
 

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vin, i thought ur car done by them as well.
mayb u can share some info with us
Bro...NO INFOR....Hmm...Jut wanna tell you all....
Before bolt on turbo..should reseach all the shop first....should get all feed back before going to the shop..and..make sure you know all about TURBO-KITS....
DONT BOT if pocket empty...
DONT AIM FOR CHEAP STUFF...If not.. You will REGRET in your next future !
:rock: cheers GUY !!:smokin:
Hope can help !!
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my turbo kit damn cheap wo... workshop at my hse wo... pocket empty like hell..... so i will regret like hell la... hahahahaha
 

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your workshop at pandan indah izzit optima?
No lar... the problematic workshop is at Kuchai Lama. The workshop i am going now is at Pandan Indah. But not Optima.

Have you really check ...there's WALBRO FUEL PUMP ?!!
But this one check already. He didn;t cheated me on this.

my turbo kit damn cheap wo... workshop at my hse wo... pocket empty like hell..... so i will regret like hell la... hahahahaha
Cheap is cheap.... reliable or not...? Hehe... I heard something today.... Kekkee... Opss..
 

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Bro...NO INFOR....Hmm...Jut wanna tell you all....
Before bolt on turbo..should reseach all the shop first....should get all feed back before going to the shop..and..make sure you know all about TURBO-KITS....
DONT BOT if pocket empty...
DONT AIM FOR CHEAP STUFF...If not.. You will REGRET in your next future !
:rock: cheers GUY !!:smokin:
Hope can help !!
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izit ur car done there b4? i heard from some other friends said. Anyway if u asking me go there again, i rather kill myself. Pls think twice if u r goin there

Though the workshop is very famous for MYVI BOT. But this owner is not driving a MYVI.



Yeah yeah...



Cause that shop is famous for MYVI BOT ma... 0.7bar... yao mou lan...? Injector leh...?
Hehe..



Hehe... Yau chin yan..... haih, what to do...?
kenny thx for cleaning up my TB n some other stuff :wavey:
 

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izit ur car done there b4? i heard from some other friends said. Anyway if u asking me go there again, i rather kill myself. Pls think twice if u r goin there
ya..But...forget about it bro :)...Atleast we had learn our lesson /experience... All just a money problem...
Next time should get all the info ...and DONT repeat our mistake twice...
good luck !! :cheers:
 

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sorry to hear that man, hope u got better luck in the future!
1 times experience remember for my entire life:banghead:, nvr go there anymore:smokin:

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ya..But...forget about it bro :)...Atleast we had learn our lesson /experience... All just a money problem...
Next time should get all the info ...and DONT repeat our mistake twice...
good luck !! :cheers:
yap thank..

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sorry for out of topic, which injector suitable for honda civic 7th generation D17a5? any sifu?
 

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Bro...NO INFOR....Hmm...Jut wanna tell you all....
Before bolt on turbo..should reseach all the shop first....should get all feed back before going to the shop..and..make sure you know all about TURBO-KITS....
DONT BOT if pocket empty...
DONT AIM FOR CHEAP STUFF...If not.. You will REGRET in your next future !
:rock: cheers GUY !!:smokin:
Hope can help !!
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no info??? aiya i thought u can share some info wif TS ma.:biggrin:

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ya..But...forget about it bro :)...Atleast we had learn our lesson /experience... All just a money problem...
Next time should get all the info ...and DONT repeat our mistake twice...
good luck !! :cheers:
wat happen to u wif the shop? not "song" the shop d?
change ur ecu d?
 

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no info??? aiya i thought u can share some info wif TS ma.:biggrin:

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wat happen to u wif the shop? not "song" the shop d?
change ur ecu d?
Haha!! Ntg happend la... :biggrin: This forum already wrote down all the info by the owner...and you already know what happend ad... no point to share those INFO...
:wavey:
 
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